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14 Years Ago: Dierks Bentley's Major-Label Debut Album Is Released

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On Aug. 19, 2003, Dierks Bentley's eponymous major-label freshman album was released on Capitol Records.

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Charley Pride: “I’m in the Business of Selling Lyrics, Feelings and Emotions”

Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:43
Charley Pride has one of the best and most distinctive voices in the history of country music — or even pop music, for that matter — but the 83-year-old gets right to the point when it comes to talking business. “I’m in the business of selling lyrics, feelings and emotions. …That’s what’s keeping me so... Read more »
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Aubrie Sellers’ Intergalactic, Sci-Fi Glam “Paper Doll” Takes on the Copycats

Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:51
One week ago, CMT premiered Aubrie Sellers’ stellar and perfectly timed video for “Magazines” as part of her campaign to empower girls everywhere by tackling the stereotypes surrounding today’s woman. Now, she’s back with “Paper Doll,” an intergalactic-glam ode to the importance of standing out in the crowd. Inspired to take a stand and make... Read more »
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Interview: Josh Abbott Band Get Happy (With a Dash of Sad) on 'Until My Voice Goes Out'

More Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:15

Josh Abbott talks with The Boot about the Josh Abbott Band's new album, 'Until My Voice Goes Out'.

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Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott Expecting Twins

Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:29
Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott and husband Chris Tyrrell found the most adorable way to tell the world that they’re expecting twins. Via social media, the couple posted a video of them warmly sharing the news with their first child, daughter Eisele Kaye. Eisle, who turned 4 last month, appears to be as elated as her... Read more »
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It's Twins for Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott!

More Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:38

Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott is pregnant with twins!

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Glen Campbell's Wife, Daughter Pen Open Letters in Response to His Death

More Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:50

Glen Campbell's wife Kim and daughter Ashley have each written open letters following Campbell's death on Aug. 8.

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Life Imitates Art on Josh Abbott Band’s New Album

Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:33
Josh Abbott agrees with the famous Oscar Wilde saying, “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” The Texas musician just didn’t know how much that saying would apply to the band’s the Josh Abbott Band latest album Until My Voice Goes Out while it was being made. On Feb. 3, the band was... Read more »
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Jana Kramer: In Nashville to Stay

Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:01
If you want to be a country singer, Jana Kramer says, you have to hang your hat in Tennessee. “I tell people all the time that if they want to sing country music, they need to move to Nashville. You need to dive in. Go to open mic nights. Talk with people. All of that,”... Read more »
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Op-Ed: Country Artists Need to Speak Up … But Country Fans Need to Let Them

More Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:00

To place all of the burden to speak out on certain issues on the artists is unfair, and doesn't factor in the people to whom they're speaking.

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Jason Aldean's 2017 Concert for the Kids Raises $700,000

More Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:10

Jason Aldean raised just over $700,000 at his second Concert for the Kids in his hometown of Macon, Ga.

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Hear Jana Kramer's New Single, 'I've Done Love'

More Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:30

Jana Kramer has released a brand-new single, "I've Done Love."

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Ray Wylie Hubbard, Brandy Clark Deliver New Albums

Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:16
Singer-songwriters Ray Wylie Hubbard and Brandy Clark and bluegrass greats Jerry Douglas and Dale Ann Bradley are among the artists delivering new albums Friday (Aug. 18). At age 70, Hubbard isn’t slowing down or losing his sense of humor with the release of Tell the Devil I’m Getting There as Fast as I Can. Lucinda... Read more »
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Story Behind the Song: Smithfield, 'When You're Gone'

More Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:00

Smithfield share with The Boot the story behind their single "When You're Gone."

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Charlie Daniels Compares Removal of Confederate Statues to 'What ISIS Is Doing Over There'

More Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:35

Charlie Daniels has weighed in on the debate over the removal of Confederate statues in the United States.

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Thomas Rhett Shares 'Grave', Another 'Life Changes' Song

More Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:15

Hear Thomas Rhett's new song "Grave," from his 'Life Changes' album.

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King Cardinal, 'Gasoline' [Exclusive Premiere]

More Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:00

King Cardinal premiere their new song "Gasoline" with The Boot.

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Top 10 Lee Ann Womack Songs

More Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:45

Lee Ann Womack songs are some of the most traditional-sounding in contemporary country music.

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13 Years Ago: Big & Rich's 'Horse of a Different Color' Certified Platinum

More Music News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 08:30

On May 4, 2004, Big & Rich's debut album, 'Horse of a Different Color', was certified platinum, for sales of one million units.

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Lady Antebellum Families Are Expecting

Music News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:49
By next February, Lady Antebellum‘s Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott will be out numbered by children. The group made a big pregnancy announcement on social media Thursday (Aug. 17), revealing that Dave Haywood and his wife Kelli Cashiola-Haywood will welcome a girl in December, and Hillary Scott and her husband Chris Tyrell are... Read more »
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